New Year: Reset and Reboot with Dr. Sasha

by | Dec 27, 2021

If you are like most of my patients, I know you are doing all you can to ensure the health and safety for yourself and your loved ones during the current COVID-19 pandemic. While social distancing sacrifices are crucial for...
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Are You Bloated Most of the Time? (originally published in Maine Women Magazine Early April 2020)

by | May 25, 2020

Does your belly feel bloated or distended most days? Do you wake up with a flat tummy but by mid-day feel like you’re five months pregnant (and you’re not)? Digestive symptoms are not always things we discuss around the water...
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Stay Cool this Summer with Mung Beans

by | Aug 01, 2019

Food as Medicine Food plays a central role in health when looking at the body holistically. During the hot summer, there are certain foods we can eat to help cool our systems from the inside out, helping maintain balance within...
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Living in Season According to Chinese Medicine

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Part One: Summer Introducing the Five Elements Much of acupuncture and Chinese medicine theory is centered around the five elements of metal, water, wood, fire and earth. Each of these elements corresponds with a season of the year: metal represents...
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Susan Gaudet’s Journey Through Pain

by | Jun 12, 2019

How Community Acupuncture Restored Peace in a World of Pain The day that Susan Gaudet slipped on a small patch of black ice was the day her life changed forever. “I knew immediately that I was hurt,” says Gaudet from...
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How to Perform a Tick Check at Home

by | Jun 04, 2019

Spring has sprung! The sun is (occasionally) peeking out from behind the clouds to thaw us from the winter chill, and, after months of being cooped up and bundled up indoors, we are all ready to get out into the...
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Treating Hot Flashes with Acupuncture

by | May 29, 2019

When Susan Gaudet went to Wildwood Medicine for treatment of her chronic pain, she had no idea that the treatments would handle her peri-menopausal symptoms, too. “I was very uncomfortable. I had this vague constant headache, and I was hot....
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Yin, Yang, & You

by | May 14, 2019

Do you know why acupuncture can help restore harmonious balance? Westerners often use the term yin & yang to loosely describe masculine and feminine energy. “It gets used a lot on tattoos and logos but I don’t think a lot...
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Attacking Seasonal Allergies with Acupuncture and Herbs

by | May 11, 2019

Ahhhh Choo! At long last, spring has sprung! For many of us, the tender spring flowers, leaves and grasses blossom in tandem with runny noses, sneezing, itchy, red and watery eyes, headaches, brain fog, fatigue and scratchy throats. If spring...
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Why Wildwood?

by | May 01, 2019

Healthcare that treats the person not the condition A conversation with Daniel Katz, co-founder of Wildwood, a holistic, integrative health practice on India Street in downtown Portland, Maine. Katz’s calling into holistic medicine came right after college when he first...
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